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Long Branch, New Jersey
Welcome to Long Branch ...
When the people of Long Branch refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Long Brancher<2>
A typical abbreviation for Long Branch: Long Br. (or less commonly used: Long Brnch.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Long Branch has a population of 30,285 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Long Branch.
Long Branch is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Long Branch lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Long Branch: (732) & (848)<5>
Websites for Long Branch ...
Official Website: www.longbranch.org/
Junior League: www.jlmc.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Long Branch had an population of 30,285 people. This is a decrease of 1.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.37% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Long Branch had a population of 30,719 people. This makes Long Branch the county's most populous community.
The population of Long Branch represents 0.35% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 30,719 people, the population of Long Branch decreased 1.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 31,340 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Long Branch.
Communities Also Named Long Branch ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Long Branch - they are located in Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Mississippi, Missouri, New York (2), North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Virginia (4) and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Long Branch.
Communities near Long Branch ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Long Branch.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Long Branch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Long Branch.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Long Branch. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Long Branch.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Long Branch. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Long Branch.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Long Branch ...
Looking for more information about Long Branch? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Long Branch, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Long Branch.
Adding Long Branch to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Long Branch in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Long Branch was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Long Branch in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Long Branch on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Long Branch: www.longbranch.org/
The official website for Monmouth County: www.co.monmouth.nj.us/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022